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    Test your Windows Security knowledge

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    I got a security rating of 80% (good). How did you go?
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    I got 99%, but that's probably cause I chose Firefox over Internet Explorer
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    Yeah - I was probably too honest. There were some questions where I knew I shouldn't be putting what I did as I know they aren't best practice. But I wanted to know where I stood, and overall - not that bad.

    Throw in that I compensate for some of those weaknesses in ways they didn't ask about and...

    If you're using the web, you're never 100% safe really if you think about it.
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    I got good as well (88%). have a feeling the unsecured wireless networkI have running at home nailed me for it lol
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    ran through it again with security on the wireless enabled and got 91%

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    Got 90% I think it might have something to do with my OS and the “Social sights” but other than that I know my PC is a piece of junk!

    I wonder if you get a more technical questionnaire

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    I did it a few times with variations along the lines that I thought would get a good rating - with my real answers I got 86% with my best guesses I only got a 90% - so have no idea what drives this questionnaire.
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    94% but I think that was because I'm still running XPPro.

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    Same, also 94%, and also XP Pro. And no IE and no OutLook. It seems this test trys to steer people away from M$ products ... maybe not a bad idea seeing as most attacks happen to M$ stuff. Not necessarily because they're easier to break, but because there's more incentive to break them (more proliferant & even some would do it just to get one back at M$).
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